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. hello, america. i was talking to a friend of mine and we were talking about the constitution and some of the bills being passed in congress and i said that is 2800-pages. the constitution is four. when they wrote it out -- granted they were giant pieces of paper, but four. out of all of the things that the founders could have tackled first, what did they say? we're going to make promises to the states. we willle never violate these things. what was the first thing they chose? the first amendment, congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion. freedom of religion. freedom of speech. speech and religion, number one. i don't think it was because a won a coin toss against excessive bail. i think they did it because it was the most important right to protect because of where they came from. they had just come from a country where you couldn't have that freedom. you couldn't choose your own religion or speak out against the government or the religion because they were one and if you did you better watch your back. also they knew history always repeats itself. history al
. >> president obama brought his campaign against america's banks to lower manhattan this week. our nation's financial nerve center. in the wake of his healthcare overhaul win, mr. obama has a new target. instead of health insurance companies, the president's new villain is wall street. the president has a five-prong action plan for regulatory reform. one, six government bailouts. shut down big bank when is they begin to fade. two, the boca rule limits the risks take know by banks. three, trams pairencey, especially for complicated investments like derivatives. where investors don't know all the players. four, consumer protect. more information for individual investors about the financial products they're buying, notably in the complex derivatives market. five, reforms pay for executives. investors and pensions vote on compensation for ceos. mr. obama emphasized that wall street has nothing to fear from his administration and its roles. >> unless your business model depends on bilking people, there is no fear from these new rules. [ applause ] >> hold on, mr. president. bilking? bilking? w
of money. this is what america is all about. >> reporter: school leaders say what they're looking forward to most is this new medication garden. by the end of the day it'll be filled with plants and flowers. community members say they're appreciative of this work knowing these people are serving only for the benefit of others. >> thank you. thank you for coming out and helping. >> reporter: eyewitness news. >> and across the country, comcast day volunteers completed more than 500 community hour services. >>> coming up an wjz's eyewitness news, more mine major just after the explosion killed 29 minorrers in west virginia. another accident miles away. and rock star brett michaels in critical condition. plus a man strikes it rich when a chain machine malfunctions. what did he do with the money? and : >> i'm meteorologist bernadette woods. this is the beginning of the storm. we'll have the complete forecast when eyewitness news returns. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> weeks after a west virginia coal mining accident explosion kills dozens, another mine accident leaves one worker dead. this time 28-year-
in america as well. >> you mean that wealth and prosperity are not ultimately fulfilling, and this creates, in fact, a craving for spirituality at a certain point, that what you're saying? and this is true with muslims true? >> well, islam -- islamic teaching is balanced between the economic and the wealth and the spiritual well-being. so both have to go hand in hand. and when people focus only on the economic advancements without the spirituality islam says that will take them eventually to their own direction. >> imam, you know that as this program proceeds we're going to be talking about what the koran says about jesus. >> yes, sir. >> and i think our audience is going to be quite surprised about what the koran does say about jesus. and how much it reveres jesus, while not, of course, assuming that he is the son of god. but that he is a prophet and he is a divine prophet, if a sense without actually having divinity we'll get to that? a moment. but you see opposite a gentleman that has been sitting patiently. he's not muslim, he's christian, he's southern baptist and he's a pastor here i
like never forget, miners keep america's lights on. but then saying we've got to not let this happen again. and so we expect to hear the president say we can't bring back the lives of these 29 miners lost. we can do everything possible to avoid such a tragedy happening in the future. alex? >> and the president doing so on the heels of at least getting a little bit of a break with his wife there in north carolina. we weren't given a lot of details about what they were doing. they want to have the press following them around but seems like a good break for them? >> reporter: the press was able to follow in the motorcade, kept at a little bit of a distance but every now and then you got a glimpse of them. the president and first lady went without their daughters but they were able to spend time with friends who flew in from chicago so they've had dinners and golf and that sort of thing. >> a little grown-up time. athena jones at the white house. >>> msnbc will air the president's remarks at the memorial, our coverage begins at 3:00 p.m. eastern for you today. >>> a newly released group
our viewers think about this. a question today is do you think america has fallen behind as we've -- joe has just said? we have. why do you think it's true when it comes to protecting the environment. e-mail us by logging on to cnn.com/hln and we're going to be checking out your views a little bit later. >>> now, take charge of your career. if you've been out of work for a few months and you do find a job, you are probably thrilled. good for you. but starting any new job is going to be hard and it's even harder after a long lay-off, so here's how to make a successful reentry back into the work force. "the wall street journal" says, one, read up about your industry. have your boss describe your job very specifically so you can get as ready as possible. then a few day s before your first day, go do a test run. see how long it's going to get you to shower, to get there, whether it's finding your way on the road or taking a subway so you're going to be on time and ready and confident on your first day. now, this one may be the hardest. don't make the same mistakes twice. now, maybe
entertainment. in the past four decades have the media been objective or doom and gloom. america remembers oklahoma that dark moment in our nation's past gave some in the media a chance to compare tim mcveigh's evil deed to tea party protesters. should there be outrage? concerns over iran's nuclear threat grows. memo from defense secretary makes headlines. are the media missing the mark? with suspended anchors and internal strive is msnbc in trouble? on the panel in week writer and contributor judy miller. cal thomas. jim pinkerton and kirsten powers. i'm jon scott, fox news watch is on right now. >> the president: as i said on this stage two years ago, i believe in the power of the free market. i=> that's how the president began his address to wall street's titans telling them increased government oversight will b
't keep them inside new jersey. people have been dumping on new jersey those days are over america's governor is showing the nation, leading the nation toward governance that balances responsibilities and revenue with spending. >> paul: is the key that christie has engaged the middle class? new jersey property taxes are paid by homeowners by the middle class. not like income tax which you can at least take out some -- reduce the burdens on some middle class taxpayers relative to rich. property taxes hit at that sweet spot. has he engaged that voter base on his behalf? >> he has engaged them. but it relates to what jason was saying. he's the first governor in a long time to say clearly here's what i think the problem is. government employees and that includes teachers unions that have gotten promises from this state and from taxpayers that can't be fulfilled. >> paul: what the implications here nationally? are these lessons translatable to sacramento, albany and other failed capitals? >> their knees ought to be shaking now. behind this is the idea, especially among democratic-led ad
about this. the question today, do you think america has fallen behind as joe has said we have. why do you think that's true when it comes to protecting the environment? log on to cnn.com/hln and we'll be checking out your views a little later. >>> delivery room tragedy left a new mother paralyzed and unable to speak four years ago. now her parent says she wants to see her children, but her ex-husband is fighting it. why he says he wants to keep her from seeing their kids. [ wheezing ] i have asthma. and that's what it sounded like when my symptoms came back. i'd get this tightness in my chest. like i was breathing through a straw. so i went back to my doctor again. we talked about choices in controller medicines. we chose symbicort to help control my asthma. [ man ] while it's not a rescue inhaler, symbicort improves my lung function, starting within 15 minutes. it helps give me the control to... [ inhales, exhales ] symbicort is a combination of two medicines. it will not replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms and should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort contains fo
on the big boys. she joins us with her hot pink car hours before the big race. >>> good morning, america, i'm bill weir. >> and i'm bianna golodryga. it's sunday, april 25th. >>> and it was a mignightmare i mississippi and other southern states. the tornado was a mile wide when it went through parts of mississippi, lifting roofs off buildings, homes. the governor said the aftermath looks like hurricane katrina. nothing left standing in some places. he's now calling a state of emergency in that hard-hit area. >>> at least ten people killed, three of them children. dozens treated at area hospitals. there were as many as 54 tornadoes across the south yesterday. hitting seven states but the worst of it in yazoo city, mississippi. some parts of the city has been completely destroyed. they are now getting their first real look at how bad the damage is. matt gutman is there, good morning, matt. >> good morning, bianna. meteorologists aren't really sure whether was one deadly tornado or several equally ferocious ones that carved that path of destruction across the state. what is clear in yazoo city
of being mayor of chicago. >> i would probably be picked up in arizona. is that we want in america? >> arizona becomes ground zero in the immigration debate. and members of the nation's capital once again lose out on voting rights. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- president obama traveled to new york this week to chastise wall street for risky business practices that triggered a financial meltdown. however, at the same time, he asked for their help in enacting financial overhaul legislation. is this chutzpah or good politics, mark. >> we will find out when they pass the bill next week in the senate. this is not about process, it is about product. >> charles? >> i wished they had proposed a bill that would break up the statbig banks so that he would not have too big to fail. there was no support left or right for that. this is a substitute. i am not sure it will accomplish what wants but it is a good faith effort. >> chutzpah or politics, nina? >> it is good politics and a decent bill. i agree with charles the picking up the banks would have been sma
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a cultural war, quote, a struggle for the soul of america. what was in that according to pat buchanan? abortion, homosexuality, school choice and what he called radical feminism. after 1992 the idea of the culture war became a staple of contemporary journalism. all over the press every dispute got absorbed into the notion that the u.s. was now in a culture war. what did this mean? as hunter described the culture war, there were people devoted to the notion that there is absolute morality, there are absolute moral truths, and then there are people on the other side devoted to the notion that morality resides in our own individual judgment, that we decide what is or isn't moral. so the first group called the orthodox, the second group called the progressives were at war with each other. and as hunter perceived this, in any group, any social class, race, gender, religion, political party, even church there was a split between the orthodox and the progressive. so the culture war ran straight through the culture. the image portrayed in the press of the culture war was conservatives, libera
are doing this thing. there are millions of websites in america. >> jews are sensitive and catholics are sensitive but nobody threatens to murder someone because of a joke. >> nor do mainstream muslims in america do that either. i'm an advocate of freedom of expression. there are consequences but not life or death. it is like protests and boycott by sponsorships. bill ma sher maher lost his sht least talking about the terrorists being courageous in his terms. >> what do you say to groups like this and they are not advancing the cause or tolerance when they are making threats like this, it is not a good move for them. >> it is horrible for us. as muslim americans these are people we don't want be defined as. we don't want to be defined by the worst examples who happen to share our religion or background. even if when there was a cartoon of the prophet there was no demonstration in america burning things down. it is a right that i cherish very much. >> what about the threat of radicalism does that make you shy away saying i'm going to put the brakes on this joke, i don't want to go the
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. portugal is next. how would you like to be the united states of america when china pulls the tin cup and says we don't want t-bills, we want money? that's where we are. it's serious business. >> chris: all right, senator, your deadline for coming up with a proposal for the president and congress is december 1. which coincidently is after the election. is that a cop-out? are you, in effect, giving politicians a pass on having to say what they think about this? and preventing voters from being able to say in the election what they think about these ideas? >> as erskine and i are involved in a project, screw the american people, fool them, fake them out. i mean what is this about? december 1 has to be after the election. one of the congressmen wanted it october 1. what a c.y.a. that is! do it october 1 so then pick a part to get you re-elected. so we're going to come up -- i hope we can come up with legislative language. what do you think of that? options, legislative language. what is a cop-out about reporting on december 1 to the most important thing that effects everyone american for
that game. i mean, how is it seditious to disagree with the president of the united states in america? chris: and there was also this from bill reilly and from bill human -- >> in addition to bill mar, they can't let the dissent thing alone. bill clinton thinks some of the language of the movement is dangerous, and "time" magazine's joe klein thinks two tea party favorites are bordering on sedition. whoa. chris: well, andrew, joe klein wrote in his blog this week after that show, "let me be clear, dissent is not sedition, but questioning the administration's legitimacy in a manner intended to undermine or overthrow it certainly is." your thoughts? >> i'm more with joe than i am with the fox news republican national committee coalition machine, this great machine spewing out an alternative reality to reality every minute of the day. look, dissent is great and important, and i believe -- i'm a spreach absolutist. but essentially this is accusing the president -- duly-elected president of being illegitimate and even trees news. and it's important to recognize that is what they are saying, it's
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system works in america? the chairman an ranking member of the banking committee, chris dodd of connecticut and republican senator richard shelby of alabama. then the growing political divide, arizona's governor with the toughest immigration law. president obama calls it misguided. plus, populous anger against wall street. the ceo of goldman sachs prepares to answer questions, but at the same time deepening distrust of government's role in the economy. how will voters sort it out in november? our roundtable weighs in. "the new york times'" david  cbs erin burnett, npr michele norris and "newsweek's" evan thomas. captions paid for by first an exclusive interview with the men at the center of the debate, the chairman and ranking member of the senate banking committee, senator chris dodd and senator richard shelby. welcome both of you back to "meet the press. >> thank you, david. >> good to have you here. this is high noon for financial reforms. senator dodd, the big question is do you have a deal? >> well, richard and i spent a lot of time together over the last year working o
, and in the process, they keep the lights on in america. [ applause ] but for the families, that means waiting each day, every day, for the sound of your loved one's footsteps on the front porch. it means waiting anxiously to hear that they have returned safely. every day. and the 29 families who one day never heard those footsteps knew what that terrible silence meant. it is almost too much to bear. so we ask why. why does this happen yet again? as the governor said, we will find out. we will learn exactly what happened. we will get answers. and we will pass legislation to meet the requirements of those answers. and we will do it for you, the miners, of west virginia and america. [ applause ] in closing, i should note that west virginia, all of west virginia, is in pain. and not without some anger. [ applause ] but we will find our solace and bind together as a community, because that is what west virginians do. we will find a way to go on by finding strength in each other. because, in fact, that is west virginia. god bless you. [ applause ] >> mr. president, mr. vice president, you honor us with
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me to come to washington d.c. >> host: spokesperson for young america foundation and now at human events. where can goldstein that online? >> human events online. >> host: republican collared. >> caller: i have been waiting a long time to air my views side of know where to begin. let's go back to the bush reelection in 2010 and a be brief presentation that the whole thing was rigged and that was florida. i saw that kind of thing happening in the next thing happening is right here. you have a bank in front of you. he is so smug. let me see him come up with solutions that he is criticizing. did you have any idea is? you know, how to save the country? go back to bush. he went into afghanistan. no. iraq first. to save the iraq people. doesn't he know it is a tribal system? was indeed taking advice? akon cardis if there ever was one because he was there for oil. i am a republican and shamed to be one. >> guest: most of the problems emanating from washington today are too much over reach. all of the legislation they are debating and their solution is to create over more overreach. my s
message. so anything you want to respond to? >> i know that america has a history of interference in the country and to ensure there are covert actions in iran as well but the thing is the hard-liners in power exaggerate and exploit them so they can tighten their own grip on power and they can save the u.s. is all over the country disguised as journalists, activists, human rights campaigners, members of ngo and student activists and people trying to explore new things so they can have an excuse in the name of national security to crack down on these people so that they can stay in power themselves. >> is there fear among the citizens of tiran? >> year of? >> in general, fear of the government? fear of living lives. >> inside there's a certain extent of freedom and this is one of the paradox in this society that sometimes we can do things in private that are not allowed or are considered prohibited in public for example at weddings or parties or dinners sometimes you see men and women of closely related to one another dancing together and the women are not covered but in public the
%. it was the biggest tax cut of american history and you look at the 25 years since america saw the biggest upward mobility swing. economic progress that we've ever seen in american history. in fact, the net worth of america as a whole -- america incorporated the net worth of america more than doubled from 1981 to 2007 25 years after the reagan tax cut. i mean, tax cuts across-the-board certainly spur investment. allow people to keep their own money. i don't like this marxist class warfare that pits -- you know, the top employees. you know, for if it weren't for rich people bill i would be out of a job. i quite frankly, thank rich people because i don't want my paycheck to bounce every two weeks. >> host: who funds human events, excuse me? >> guest: eagle publishing. it's a for-profit company that owns regnery publishing and a bunch of geopolitical newspapers. >> host: she was talking about the media and the media outlets and you have a chapter on the new media muzzle. and in that you write about google and also about -- you write about meck. and you write that the website gawker described obama's
. three years ago, virtually no one in america heard of derivatives, if they had, they had nightmares of their college math class or something. the fact is that there are now $600 trillion of derivatives that are trading in the dark that we know virtually nothing about and are unregulated, and it's not a party that's taking place on wall street that has no impact on america, they are exactly the things that threaten to blow up the entire financial system aig. so the president's completely committed that we're going to bring the 600 trillion out into the open and under the regulatory umbrella. now, i think it was -- we made great progress that in both the dodd and lincolns versions of what would happen with derivatives, we purged a bunch of loopholes that some of the banks had gotten put into the bills before. the president is not going to allow putting loopholes in, that let these $600 trillion get back in the dark and threaten the whole system. we can work on -- so the -- >> you guys don't support separating this, though, right? >> look, there are several very technical aspects of di
their hair on fire, talking about how the end is near, this is the end of america as we know it, etc. we are going to be fine. i really think the greatest challenge to this country right now is what is happening to the media, that you get news rooms being slashed day in and day out. you get multinational corporations consolidating and looking at the bottom line every quarter instead of figuring out what the mission of the media is, and there is no doubt in my mind that the vibrancy of this democracy depends on a strong press corps keeping everybody, including members of the media, honest, so we salute members of the media as well, and let me turn it over to me di-- micah. >> i will leave the jokes to you. we want to thank you for having us here tonight, and as far as the media is concerned, the medium is changing quickly, and there are so many new voices and doubtless out there, and so many of them very shrill and irresponsible -- many new voices and outlets out there, and so many of them are very shrill and irresponsible, so we salute those who do their jobs responsibly, so we are going
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for america's military. if the obama domestic agenda is implemented, discretionary funds available will shrink to a level at which maintaining the dominant military we have become accustomed to will almost certainly be a thing of the past. bruce joins us now from jacksonville, fla. caller: it never ceases to amaze me how gullible people are, the financial crisis we went into was caused byt congress causedhey passed the laws -- was caused by congress. they passed the laws, repealed the glass-steagall act. we just found out that the sec was sitting on their rear ends watching porn all everything was going to -- whatever. we have all these agencies and we're still in this mess. i don't really know why we will create another agency to sit around and take our tax money and not enforce the laws on the books. host: thanks for the call. here is a comment on twitter, saying maybe a good question should be do americans believe in regulation? since there already is regulation, maybe we should ask do you believe in additional or new regulation? robert joins us from richmond on the republican line. caller:
. >> reporter: organizers say america must do more to stop climate change. >> what went congress -- what went congress to do is pass a energy bill that will move as swiftly as possible off of energy sources that emit green house gases, radio active waste. >> reporter: this avatar film directer james cameron agrees. >> for people that have a sense of responsibility about what is being lost. >> reporter: there were exhibits, including our own living green team. along with two very excited winners of a clean air partner's poster contest. >> if we don't start now, then it will never get done and we will live in a human landfill and that won't be good. >> reporter: now you are looking at a live image of one of the screens here on the national mall. a lot of people rocking out the mall, all for mother earth and keeping their fingers crossed that the cry isn't going to change drastically now and they can stay here for the next hour. >> thank you a lot. >>> one local college this evening is investigating an alleged sexual assault on campus. georgia mason university officials did not send out an aler
for those people. they had a heck of a day. thank yoyou. >>> fox news is america's election quarterbac headquarter. one of the most vulnerable senators up for re-election is arkansas senator blanche lincoln fac face faces challen from halter and also morrison. last night, the three squared off in a televised debate at the university of arkansas. our own james rosen has the story from little rock. hey, james! >> reporter: no knock-out punches scored or even attempted between n the debate. they kept the discourse civil and substantive. halter said it was unseemly for blanche lincoln to accept campaign contribution from goldman sachs while serving as oversight role of derivative industry. and lincoln suggested that halter former security chief under president clinton might seek to privatize social security. at the end of the debate, the candidates spoke with the greatest emotion about the harsh tone of the campaign thus far and many negative tv ads they runned and something they both say they lamented. >> put a craft line at the bottom that is a crafty name they made up by they won't tel
were losing an average of 750,000 jobs each month. today, america is adding jobs again. one year ago, the economy was shrinking rapidly. today, the economy is growing. in fact, we've seen the fastest turn around in growth in nearly three decades. but you're here and i'm here because we've got more work to do. until this progress is felt not just on wall street but on main street, we can't be satisfied. until the millions of our neighbors who are looking for work can find a job, and wages are growing at a meaningful pace, we may be able to claim a technical recovery but we will not have truly recovered. and even as we seek to revive this economy, it's also incumbent on us to rebuild it stronger than before. we don't want an economy that has the same weaknesses that led to this crisis. and that means addressing some of the underlying problems that led to this turmoil and devastation in the first place. now, one of the most significant contributors to this recession was a financial crisis as dire as any we've known in generations, at least since the 30s. and that crisis was borne of a f
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was more than $12 billion. >>> overall a strong week for earnings season in corporate america in fact. 11 dow components reporting, most beating expectations. ibm, coca-cola and microsoft among them. travelers corps and verizon, however missed analysts' expectations. >>> it also kept the markets at a steady pace all week with limited volatility. general motelors announced it is repaying $5.8 billion in loans to the u.s. and canadian governments five years ahead of schedule. the remainder of the $49 billion loaned to gm was converted to stock still held by the government. while corporate earnings seem to point to a more robust economy the debate over financial reform is heating up in washington and wall street. how will the changes impact the strength of the economic recovery. edmund phelps the 2006 nobel prize winner and director of columbia university's capitalism in society. it is wonderful to have you on the program. good to be here. >> so this week the president goes down to new york, sells his agenda, tries to sell the agenda for increased financial regulation, putting the blame on t
. the situation being what it is. thanks to both of you. we'll be back in a minute. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. i'm ed whitacre, from general motors. a lot of americans didn't agree with giving gm a second chance. quite frankly, i can respect that. we want to make this a company all americans can be proud of again. that's why i'm here to announce we have repaid our government loan, in full, with interest, five years ahead of the original schedule. but there's still more to do. our goal is to exceed every expectation you've set for us. we're putting people back to work, designing, building, and selling the best cars and trucks in the world. with our 100,000-mile, 5-year powertrain warranty to guarantee t
was awarded america's highest civilian honors, the congressional gold medal, back in 2004. >> dr. height's long, extraordinary career, as a civil rights advocate, has covered the field of human rights, from women's employment, and educational advancement, to anti-lynching. >> reporter: dr. height grew up in bitter times. yet she dedicated her life to bringing people together. >> america has defaulted on this promissory note insofar as citizens of color are concerned. >> reporter: she was a guiding force at the table when the big six slammed the big historic march on washington in 1963. the lone woman at a table full of men. despite her efforts, height could can not convince them that a woman should speak on the podium. >> i saw many women join me to have the opportunity for a woman to speak. you know, they gave us the rationale and said, well there are women members of all of those organizations, the churches, the unions, the naacp. we could not get them to see this difference when all of the heads of those nations would be speaking were men. >> reporter: as former labor secretary told u
to america's news headquarters. the death toll there in mississippi, now stands at at least ten people, tragically, that includes three children, a 14-year-old, a nine-year-old, and also, a three-month-old baby. the state officials today, fear the death toll could rise, later on today. those 200 mile-an-hour winds, wind through yazoo city neighborhoods in less than half a minute, where kris gutierrez is now live in -- amid the rubble as rescuers are going house-to-house amid all of the destruction. what is the latest now. >> reporter: eric, this was one of the hardest hit areas in the state of mississippi. yazoo city home to the governor here in the great state of mississippi and this is what is left of the hillcrest baptist church. yesterday noon time authorities believe an ef-4, wind gusts topping 200 miles per hour, ripped through the community, as you said, killing ten people, and leveling homes and destroying businesses and ripping apart lives. last night, we were told roughly ten families stayed in the community shelter and we caught up with a woman earlier today and here's how s
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